Peter joined the PHAMA Plus program in November 2019 as the Senior National Facilitator – Solomon Islands after leaving a career in politics. He was the Premier of the Malaita Province from 2015 to June, 2019.
Peter had also previously worked as a Principle Fisheries Officer within the Research and Resource Management Division in the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources in the Solomon Islands for 13 years and later joined The Nature Conservancy, a US based International NGO, as a Marine Conservation Specialist for nearly six years. He also had at least four years experience working on regional and donor funded projects at the level of Project Coordinator.
He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and Chemistry and a Post Graduate Diploma in Climate Change from the University of the South Pacific. Peter is very passionate about working with other stakeholders in finding innovative ways to improve the lives of rural people in the Solomon Islands.